Table 5 U.S. Import Price Indexes, by Harmonized System

Table 5. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: July 2014 to July 2015
[2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
June
2015(1)
Index Percent change
June
2015
July
2015
Annual Monthly
July
2014
to
July
2015
Mar.
2015
to
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2015
to
May
2015
May
2015
to
June
2015
June
2015
to
July
2015

Live animals; animal products

I

1.322 185.5 185.8 -6.8 -1.0 -1.7 -0.7 0.2

Meat and edible meat offal

02

0.312 235.2 241.7 -8.7 -0.5 0.4 -2.4 2.8

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.666 127.5 127.4 -8.4 -1.8 -2.9 -1.6 -0.1

Vegetable products

II

1.940 201.7 200.9 1.1 -1.5 3.5 -0.9 -0.4

Edible vegetables, roots, and tubers

07

0.539 459.9 469.9 28.6 -4.4 14.1 -1.3 2.2

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.477 95.5 97.0 -0.9 -0.3 -1.0 -3.0 1.6

Coffee, tea, mate and spices

09

0.370 242.1 232.3 -7.0 -0.2 -1.6 0.7 -4.0

Animal or vegetable fats and oils (Dec. 2009=100)

III

0.268 105.9 104.2 -10.4 -4.1 1.6 0.5 -1.6

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

2.764 160.6 161.6 -0.6 -0.2 -0.4 -0.2 0.6

Sugars and sugar confectionary (Dec. 2012=100)

17

0.184 90.7 91.0 0.9 -0.7 -0.1 -0.3 0.3

Cocoa and cocoa preparations (Dec. 2009=100)

18

0.248 111.1 113.2 -1.1 0.0 2.2 0.5 1.9

Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers' wares (Dec. 2007=100)

19

0.276 132.0 132.0 0.1 -0.2 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts, or other parts of plants

20

0.324 155.0 155.4 -7.6 -0.8 -2.2 -1.9 0.3

Beverages, spirits, and vinegar

22

1.040 127.5 128.2 0.3 -0.4 0.1 0.0 0.5

Mineral products

V

12.072 210.9 198.7 -42.9 1.5 10.9 1.7 -5.8

Mineral fuels, oils and residuals, bituminous substances and mineral waxes

27

11.832 208.1 196.0 -43.2 1.8 11.1 1.7 -5.8

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

8.617 148.3 148.4 -2.7 0.2 0.1 -0.3 0.1

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.655 296.8 291.4 -5.8 1.0 -0.7 -1.8 -1.8

Organic chemicals

29

2.439 123.6 126.0 -7.6 0.6 0.3 -0.5 1.9

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.468 136.7 136.1 1.3 0.2 0.0 0.1 -0.4

Fertilizers (Dec. 2009=100)

31

0.382 111.7 111.3 3.9 -2.0 1.8 -1.8 -0.4

Tanning extracts; dye, pigments, varnish, paints & putty (Dec. 2011=100)

32

0.204 99.5 98.6 -3.9 -1.7 0.0 1.2 -0.9

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

0.544 90.0 89.9 -3.5 0.3 -0.6 0.0 -0.1

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

3.375 142.1 141.4 -3.9 -0.8 -0.1 -0.1 -0.5

Plastics and articles thereof

39

2.196 146.4 145.8 -2.9 -0.8 -0.1 -0.2 -0.4

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.179 136.1 135.3 -5.7 -0.9 -0.1 0.1 -0.6

Raw hides, skins, leather, furskins, travel goods, etc

VIII

0.715 128.1 128.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Articles of leather; travel goods, bags, etc. of various materials

42

0.675 130.8 130.8 0.3 0.0 -0.1 0.2 0.0

Wood, wood charcoal, cork, straw, basketware and wickerwork

IX

0.731 138.6 140.2 -5.1 -1.2 -1.9 1.1 1.2

Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (Dec. 2014=100)

44

0.694 95.1 96.3 - -1.2 -2.0 1.2 1.3

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.145 111.9 111.5 -1.9 -0.4 0.0 -0.1 -0.4

Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, paper or paperboard

48

0.764 106.1 105.5 -1.6 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.6

Textile and textile articles

XI

5.433 114.6 114.4 0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.2

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted

61

2.177 104.3 104.2 1.3 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.1

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted

62

1.948 120.1 119.9 0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.2 -0.2

Made-up or worn textile articles

63

0.633 106.6 105.8 -2.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.8

Headgear, umbrellas, artifical flowers, etc.

XII

1.484 123.0 123.1 0.8 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1

Footwear and parts of such articles

64

1.290 122.1 122.2 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, ceramics, glass etc.

XIII

0.896 133.0 132.9 -0.1 -0.2 0.2 0.4 -0.1

Ceramic products

69

0.267 138.9 138.6 -2.1 -0.1 0.1 0.1 -0.2

Glass and glassware

70

0.313 129.8 129.8 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0

Pearls, stones, precious metals, imitation jewelry, and coins

XIV

3.015 170.8 167.6 -9.8 -0.3 -0.5 -0.2 -1.9

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.247 168.1 165.3 -10.1 -1.3 -0.1 -0.9 -1.7

Iron and steel

72

1.075 181.5 177.8 -20.5 -4.9 -2.1 -0.6 -2.0

Articles of iron or steel

73

1.658 148.1 147.3 -4.8 -0.6 -0.2 -0.8 -0.5

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.475 299.8 282.8 -13.0 0.9 0.8 2.4 -5.7

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.731 131.5 129.7 -8.5 0.3 0.1 -3.5 -1.4

Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof

82

0.443 129.0 128.5 -0.5 -0.2 0.0 0.2 -0.4

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.516 138.4 138.4 1.1 -0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

Machinery, electrical equipment, TV image and sound recorders, parts, etc.

XVI

29.388 82.6 82.3 -2.5 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 -0.4

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

14.932 87.7 87.4 -2.5 -0.3 -0.2 -0.1 -0.3

Electrical machinery and equip, sound and TV recorders & reproducers, parts

85

14.456 77.6 77.5 -2.5 -0.3 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

13.636 114.6 114.7 -0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

12.320 113.2 113.3 -0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (Dec. 2002=100)

88

1.225 119.9 119.9 -0.2 -0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0

Optical, photo, measuring, medical & musical instruments; & timepieces

XVIII

3.858 103.7 103.6 -1.1 -0.4 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Optical, photographic, measuring and medical instruments

90

3.539 100.6 100.4 -1.1 -0.3 0.0 0.1 -0.2

Clocks and watches and parts thereof

91

0.258 141.9 142.7 -0.4 -0.7 -0.1 0.1 0.6

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

3.986 112.8 112.9 -0.9 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 0.1

Furniture & stuffed furnishings; lamps & lighting fittings, nesoi; prefab bldgs

94

2.399 117.3 117.3 -0.9 -0.3 -0.2 -0.3 0.0

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

1.332 104.8 104.8 -1.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

96

0.255 134.2 134.2 -0.6 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2013 trade values.

NOTES: Data may be revised in each of the three months after original publication.
Dash = Not available

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